Friday, 31 December 2010

Maeve the Many-Armed, page 2

this is page 2 of 6 of the Maeve the Many-Armed story from the 2000 ad
fanzine "Tales from the Emerald Isle" written by Shaun Avery and drawing
by myself, James Newell.

Monday, 6 December 2010

Tales from the Emerald Isle

Hibernia Comics has just released "Tales from the Emerald Isle" a 2000ad
inspired comic fanzine using some of the irish characters that graced
it's pages over the years, featuring the talents of Matthew McLaughlin,
Bryan Coyle Johnny McMonagle, Dirk Van Dom, David Blankley, Richmond
Clements, Shaun Avery, James Newell, David Withers and Alan Nolan, with
design by David Withers and Mike Carroll.
It cost €3.50/£3.00, Postage to Ireland(NI&ROI) is €1.50, To Britain
£1.50, Europe and the USA €3.00, any quarrier's you can drop David a
line on or for Paypal will suffice.

Saturday, 23 October 2010

BOOM! 24 hour comic by James Newell

my 24 hour comic from this year, at the central hotel, Dublin, only got 7 pages
done in a 20 hours, all penciled and i managed to conclude the story, so i`m happy.

Monday, 12 July 2010

Harvey Pekar R.I.P.

Harvey Pekar died today in Cleveland, United States. He was the writer
of the autobiographical comic series "American Splendor". R.I.P ya grouch!

Sunday, 13 June 2010

nu earth 2000ad fanzine

cover by Will Kerkby

failbot press's "nu earth" is a 2000ad fanzine by Will Kirkby & WJC with
a number of other contributers listed below, check out their links.
Free copies are available through Subcity Galway & Dublin & Forbidden
Planet Dublin or if you would like to be posted a free copy, contact me
through the comments link (first 5 copies will be posted completely free
with in ireland & the UK, after that i will have to charge postage)
Will Kirkby
Matthew Taylor
Emma Douglas
Andrew Cheverton
james newell

Ryan Taylor

Paul Fryer
Matthew Craig
Richard Johnson

Friday, 19 March 2010

pumpkin heads

this poster/signup sheet was illustrated for a local open pumpkin
growing competition, the final printed version was colour separated
into four channels with a large dot screen to give the effect of
classic comic colouring and printing.

Saturday, 20 February 2010


Spun, a children's book by Emma Fisher and Thorey Mjallhvit, tells the
story of Ciaran & Piedva the spider and all the wonderful friends they
meet during the evenings bath time.
got involved to produce 6 dummy copies to help find a
. . . illustration, design & publications by james newell